Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Signal Processing over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 470 514 518
Rank change year-on-year +44 +4 +101
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 65 29 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.10% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 54 55 63
South East median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -30.43% +25.00%
10th Percentile £35,575 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £51,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +5.88%

Signal Processing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,476 25,907 31,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.53% 89.34% 89.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21,874 21,341 26,551
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East.

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +4 28 £45,000 -7.69% 12
Thames Valley +13 23 £70,000 +86.67% 2
Oxfordshire +3 17 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Surrey - 7 £45,000 - 3
West Sussex - 4 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £55,000 +46.67%
Middlesex - 2 £67,500 -
Kent - 1 - -
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 39 (60.00%) C++
2 35 (53.85%) Python
3 30 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 30 (46.15%) Degree
4 28 (43.08%) Algorithms
5 26 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 26 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 26 (40.00%) C
6 25 (38.46%) Digital Signal Processing
7 24 (36.92%) PhD
8 23 (35.38%) Machine Learning
9 22 (33.85%) Neural Network
9 22 (33.85%) Deep Learning
10 21 (32.31%) MATLAB
11 20 (30.77%) Electronics
12 16 (24.62%) Computer Vision
13 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (20.00%) Bayesian Methods
14 13 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
15 12 (18.46%) Physics
15 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
16 10 (15.38%) Linux
17 7 (10.77%) Project Management
17 7 (10.77%) CAD
17 7 (10.77%) Firmware
17 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
18 6 (9.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 6 (9.23%) VHDL
18 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.69%) DNN
2 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Simulink
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.54%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
1 2 (3.08%) Wireless
2 1 (1.54%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.54%) 5G
2 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.54%) LTE
2 1 (1.54%) RS-485
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Big Data
1 2 (3.08%) DTS
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) GIS
2 1 (1.54%) Power BI
2 1 (1.54%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) CMake
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (30.77%) Electronics
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Games
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Software Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Computer Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Computer Vision Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Electronics Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Design Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Algorithm Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Research Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Junior
8 4 (6.15%) Junior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Radar Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Development Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Firmware Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (7.69%) TensorFlow
3 3 (4.62%) OpenCV
3 3 (4.62%) Qt
3 3 (4.62%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (3.08%) Matplotlib
4 2 (3.08%) scikit-learn
4 2 (3.08%) SciPy
5 1 (1.54%) .NET
5 1 (1.54%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) HTML
5 1 (1.54%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.08%) Algorithms
2 26 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (9.23%) VHDL
5 5 (7.69%) Acoustics
6 3 (4.62%) CUDA
7 1 (1.54%) ASIC
7 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Optoelectronics
7 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.54%) SystemC
7 1 (1.54%) Verilog
7 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.54%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 26 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 25 (38.46%) Digital Signal Processing
4 23 (35.38%) Machine Learning
5 22 (33.85%) Deep Learning
5 22 (33.85%) Neural Network
6 16 (24.62%) Computer Vision
7 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (20.00%) Bayesian Methods
9 12 (18.46%) Physics
10 7 (10.77%) CAD
10 7 (10.77%) Project Management
11 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (6.15%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (6.15%) Data Science
12 4 (6.15%) Experimental Design
12 4 (6.15%) Image Processing
12 4 (6.15%) OO
12 4 (6.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) C++
2 35 (53.85%) Python
3 26 (40.00%) C
4 21 (32.31%) MATLAB
5 5 (7.69%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.62%) Assembly Language
7 3 (4.62%) VB
7 3 (4.62%) VC++
8 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.54%) R
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) SQL
8 1 (1.54%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (46.15%) Degree
2 24 (36.92%) PhD
3 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.54%) HNC
6 1 (1.54%) HND
6 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) ISO 13485
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Firmware
2 1 (1.54%) KVM
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Xilinx
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Altera
3 1 (1.54%) ANSYS
3 1 (1.54%) Intel
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) VMware